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KDnuggets™ News 12:n21, Sep 14

Features (9) | Software (2) | Courses, Events (4) | Webcasts (3) | Meetings (1) | Jobs (13) | Academic (3) | Competitions (2) | Publications (4) | NewsBriefs (3) | CFP (1) | Quote



Courses, Events


  • Webinar: Data Mining: Failure to Launch [Sep 18] - Sep 13, 2012.
    Learn how to get started with predictive modeling and overcome strategic and tactical limitations that cause data mining projects to fall short of their potential.
  • Carpe Datum Rx Webinar, Oct 4 - Sep 13, 2012.
    Big data is reaping big results for email marketers. Learn how B2C companies are better targeting consumers and significantly increasing conversion rates using analytics-based targeting.
  • On-Demand Webcast - Analytically Speaking with Kaiser Fung - Sep 10, 2012.
    Fung talks about the importance of statistical literacy, particularly when it comes to data and graphics in mass media and communicating about data in a business setting.



Academic/Research positions



News Briefs

  • INFORMS Certified Analytics Professional Program - Sep 12, 2012.
    Eligibility criteria for the CAP certification include BA/BS or MA/MS degree in related area, 5+ years of analytics work-related experience, verification of soft skills/provision of business value by employer.
  • Security Data Science - Sep 12, 2012.
    The Association of Security Data Scientists is promoting and developing the Security Data Science profession by connecting a community of practicing security data scientist and providing training, guides, certifications and other resources to help each member improve their skills.
  • GoodData Bashes Target Big Business Data - Sep 11, 2012.
    Cloud analytics provider GoodData has a new suite of offerings that let users connect their various data sources into a single platform that handles the analysis and visualization for them.

CFP - Calls for Papers


"Do you enjoy pushing buttons just to see what happens? If you don't, you're not going to be a good data scientist" - Professor Mark Whitehorn, University of Dundee (thanks to WhatsTheBigData.com)

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